31 May '18, 9am

#Sweden will purchase #US #Patriot air defense #missile systems

#Sweden will purchase #US #Patriot air defense #missile systems

Sweden close to sign a deal in the next few weeks to purchase American-made Patriot air defense missile system from the U.S. Company Raytheon. The contract could reach an amount of 10 billion crowns ($1.13 billion) and is the biggest military purchase since 2013 from the Swedish armed forces. Mobile launcher unit of American Patriot air defense missile system (Picture source Army Recognition) Since the Swedish parliament settled the defence framework decision 2015, the Swedish Armed Forces (SwAF) and FMV have evaluated different systems to enhance the Swedish air-defence capability with a medium range surface-to-air system. in November 2017, the Swedish government has given go-ahead to FMV (Swedish Materiel Administration) to commence negotiations regarding procurement of the US Patriot system. According to Joakim Lewin, head of the Army Design Office at the Swedish Materi...

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